***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** Danah, To my knowledge, the very best reference on social networks of youth is from France. Claire Bidard, a researcher from the CNRS, has been conducting a longitudinal survey on youth networks since 1995, collecting data every 3 years (1995, 1998, 2001, 2004). She and research her team are interested in the relation between the evolution of youth networks and their social integration in various areas of their lives (school, work, employment, union formation, family, leisure, living arrangements). Her website: http://www.univ-aix.fr/lest/sesmembres/cvchercheurs/cvbidart.html A summary of her findings was presented in Montreal (Canada)last year at a conference workshop on social networks: http://www.acfas.ca/congres/congres72/C2231.htm An interesting methodological article on this project is: Bidart C. & al., (2002); "Processus d'entrée dans la vie adulte, insertion professionnelle et évolution des réseaux sociaux. Note méthodologique sur les trois premières vagues d'enquête", CNRS/ Université de Caen. In Quebec (Canada), two other researchers are also doing very interesting work on youth networks and perseverance in high school for youth at risk: Charbonneau J. & S. Bourdon. Research project: « Famille, réseaux et persévérance des élèves à risque au collégial » Mrs. Charbonneau can be contacted at: [log in to unmask] Also, this recent research brief appeared in the Government of Canada's Health Policy Research Bulletin on Children's Social Networks and Health: "Using the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth, 1998- 1999, the Data Development and Dissemination Division of Health Canada conducted a statistical analysis of children's social networks and their relationship with health. The research analyzes the social support networks of children, their parents and peers, and shows how they relate to their health behaviours. Current findings show a significant relationship between social support and children's health." For more information on this research you can contact:chris_ oster@ hc-sc.gc.ca I hope this will help, ______________________________________ Sandra Franke Policy Research Initiative, Office of the Privy Council Government of Canada 56 Sparks 1st floor Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A9 613.995.4821 Fax: 613.947.3809 E-mail: [log in to unmask] Web Site: <http://www.policyresearch.gc.ca> CONSULT OUR RECENT PUBLICATIONS ON SOCIAL CAPITAL AS A POLICY TOOL AT: http://policyresearch.gc.ca/page.asp?pagenm=rp_sc_final2#sc4 ______________________________________ -----Original Message----- From: danah boyd [mailto:[log in to unmask]] Sent: November 8, 2005 11:47 AM To: Sandra Franke Subject: Re: social networks of youth Actually yes! I can't read French but some of my colleagues can and i'm sure they would be of help to them. Thanks Sandra! On Nov 8, 2005, at 6:44 AM, Sandra Franke wrote: > Hi, > I have a few very good references of network research and analysis on > network of youth culture. However, these examples are from France and > Quebec, so the documentation is all in French. Do you still want to > have a look at them? > ______________________________________ > Sandra Franke > Policy Research Officer > Policy Research Initiative, Office of the Privy Council Government of > Canada > > 56 Sparks 1st floor > Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5A9 > 613.995.4821 Fax: 613.947.3809 > E-mail: [log in to unmask] > Web Site: <http://www.policyresearch.gc.ca> > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Social Networks Discussion Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]] > On Behalf Of danah boyd > Sent: November 7, 2005 8:57 PM > To: [log in to unmask] > Subject: social networks of youth > > ***** To join INSNA, visit http://www.insna.org ***** > > A while back, folks asked if anyone had good references on the social > networks of youth and there was very little response (but a bunch of > ongoing research). So, i thought i'd ask again: is there any work out > there on social networks of youth culture? (I'm personally interested > in teenage social networks (approximately 10-20).) > > danah > > _____________________________________________________________________ > SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social > network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an > email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line > UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message. - - - - - - - - - - d a n a h ( d o t ) o r g - - - - - - - - - - "taken out of context i must seem so strange" musings :: http://www.zephoria.org/thoughts _____________________________________________________________________ SOCNET is a service of INSNA, the professional association for social network researchers (http://www.insna.org). To unsubscribe, send an email message to [log in to unmask] containing the line UNSUBSCRIBE SOCNET in the body of the message.